Chima Koreih

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Dr. Chima J. Korieh, PhD "was born in Mbaise, Nigeria. A product of public education, he graduated in 1991 with a First Class degree in history from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Dr. Korieh has a Masters in Education degree from the University of Helsinki in Finland, a Masters of Philosophy degree in History from the University of Bergen, Norway, and a PhD from the University of Toronto. Dr Korieh has traveled extensively to a number of countries including, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Malaysia, Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Russia." [1] CV

Select Awards [1]

  • NEH Summer Grant, The Virginia Institute for the Humanities, 2005 ($4200.00).
  • Visiting Fellowship, African Research Center, Leiden, Netherlands, 2006.
  • Central Michigan University, Faculty Research and Creative Endeavor Fellowship, 2003 ($7,500.00)
  • Central Michigan University, Faculty of Humanities, Social and Behavioral Sciences Summer Research Grant, 2003 ($2,000.00)
  • Rockefeller Foundation African Dissertation Internship Award, 1999 ($21,000.00)


  • Chima J. Korieh with G. Ugo Nwokeji, Religion, History and Politics in Nigeria (Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2005).
  • Chima J. Korieh - Associate editor, Encyclopedia of Western Imperialism and Colonialism since 1450 (New York: Macmillan Reference USA, Forthcoming).

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  1. Chima Koreih, Rowan University, accessed July 20, 2009.